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Travel Restrictions at South African Airports

COVID-19 virus image with ACSA logo

Johannesburg, 20 March 2020 – Airports Company South Africa has, together with other relevant aviation authorities, implemented air travel restrictions as detailed by the Minister of Transport in the International Air Services (Covid19 Restrictions on The Movement Of Air Travel) ...

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Long-Term Parking Tariffs at Airports Slashed for Holiday Season

Aircraft over Cape Town International Airport

Johannesburg, 12 December 2019 – Parking tariffs for stays of seven days and longer at South Africa’s four largest airports have been slashed for the peak holiday season from 13 December to 13 January. The reduced tariffs will apply at ...

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ORTIA Unveils Multi-Billion Airport Precinct Plan

ORTIA Precinct Plan Building

JOHANNESBURG, 12 February 2019 – O.R Tambo International Airport (ORTIA) today unveiled the first phase of an R4.5 billion mixed-use development plan that will see its Western Precinct acquire new offices, retail space, hotel and conference facilities and additional transit-related ...

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Airline Security Staff Face Bribery Charges

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KEMPTON PARK, 2 January 2019 – The management of O. R. Tambo International Airport have been informed that disciplinary hearings will be held tomorrow (Thursday) for two security company employees filmed taking an alleged bribe at a passport verification checkpoint. ...

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ACSA Signs Airports Agreement With Thailand

Bongiwe Mbomvu, Acting CEO of Airports Company South Africa and Dr Nitinai Sirismatthakarn, president of Airports of Thailand.

JOHANNESBURG, 14 December 2018 – Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has signed a sister airports agreement with Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited that will enable the two companies to cooperate and share information. A memorandum of understanding covering the ...

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No More Boarding Announcements At Regional Airports

Johannesburg, 25 June 2018 – Passengers departing on flights from Airports Company South Africa’s six regional airports will no longer receive passenger boarding calls from the 1st July 2018. Port Elizabeth International Airport, Bram Fischer International Airport, East London Airport, ...

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ACSA Releases Q4 2017 Aviation Barometer

Published quarterly by Airports Company South Africa, the Aviation Barometer provides an indication of current air travel trends in South Africa. The Barometer is based on the count of passengers using the network of nine airports owned and managed by the ...

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ORTIA Kicks Off Holiday Season With Festive Lights

O. R. Tambo International Airport officially marked the start of the peak holiday season on 27 October 2017 as it officially switched on the airport’s festive lights display and simultaneously celebrated the 100th birthday of the icon whose name the airport ...

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ACSA Prepared for Cape Town’s ‘Helluva’ Storm

JOHANNESBURG, 6 June 2017 – “One hell of a storm” is expected to hit Cape Town and the Western Cape this evening and tomorrow and has been described by several media pundits as “unprecedented” and upgraded to “Helluva” and even “Moerse”. ...

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New Cape Town Airport Runway Gets Go Ahead

Cape Town, South Africa 30 May 2017 – The Department of Environmental Affairs has notified Cape Town International Airport that it has authorised the proposed runway realignment and associated infrastructure planned for the airport. Header image credit: FTW Online. The department’s ...

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SAA Strike Causes Flight Delays over Peanuts

Wednesday 26 April 2017 – Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has confirmed that several South African Airways (SAA) flights operating from its network of airports across the country have either been cancelled or delayed indefinitely. Header image credit: Jan Bornman, HeraldLive. “We are ...

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ORTIA Suspends 35 Staff Over Illegal Commissions

Kempton Park, 22 April 2017 – O. R. Tambo International Airport today announced that 35 of 56 information desk staff employed by the airport have been suspended pending disciplinary procedures. The 35 employees have been suspended following an investigation over several weeks into allegations of illegal commissions ...

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George Airport Gets Green Light For Larger Aircraft

George Airport in the Western Cape has received an exemption from the South Africa Civil Aviation Authority (SACCA) to upgrade from a CAT 7 aerodrome to a CAT 8 aerodrome. This means that the regional airport is now able to ...

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Munich Airport & ACSA Expand Sister Airport Agreement

Following the very successful start to the “sister airport agreement” signed by Munich Airport and Airports Company South Africa SOC LTD (ACSA) in October 2015, an expanded agreement was officially signed today (Wednesday, March 8, 2017) at the Bavarian Ministry ...

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ACSA & DA Statements on OR Tambo Airport Robbery

Johannesburg, 08 March 2017 – The following statement, released by the Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA) today, outlines the sequence of events regarding an armed robbery at O. R. Tambo International Airport (ORIA) on Tuesday evening: “At 19h23, a ...

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SA Athletes Victorious at 2017 Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge

The 15th annual Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge, a race exclusively for athletes living with physical disabilities, was held in George on 18 February where South African athletes dominated in the winners’ circle. The winners in the 42km men’s race was won ...

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ACSA to Cut Tariffs by 35.5% from 1 April 2017

Johannesburg, 5 January 2017 – Airports Company South Africa today announced that a new permission to levy airport charges at its airports was promulgated on 23 December 2016 and the resultant impact on airport charges was published in the Government ...

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Peak Season Safety and Security Alert for Airports

The Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) in collaboration with multiple stakeholders, has implemented additional security measures for the festive peak travelling season. History and statistics show that certain criminal activities increase during the peak season. ACSA continues to use security technology aimed ...

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South African Tourism Statistics: July 2016

The South African Tourism Statistics & SATSA Market Intelligence Report for July 2016 as indicated below was extracted from data available as at 27 June 2016. By Martin Jansen van Vuuren of Grant Thornton. WHAT THIS DATA MEANS FOR YOUR ...

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Art at King Shaka honours Field Rangers fighting for Rhino

“Isibindi” whose Zulu name means “courage,” was unveiled at King Shaka International Airport on the 22nd of November and forms part of the Wildlands’ Rhino Parade campaign, an innovative fundraising campaign based on the internationally renowned Cow Parade concept. The initiative ...

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